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Fried Pork Chops with Cream Gravy

Yield Makes 8 servings (serving size: 1 chop)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 (4-ounce) boneless center-cut pork chops
  • 1 cup nonfat buttermilk
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Garnish: coarse ground pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 267
  • caloriesfromfat 42 %
  • fat 12.3 g
  • satfat 3.7 g
  • monofat 4.9 g
  • polyfat 2.6 g
  • protein 26.2 g
  • carbohydrate 11.2 g
  • fiber 0.3 g
  • cholesterol 267 mg
  • iron 1.5 mg
  • sodium 250 mg
  • calcium 63 mg

How to Make It

  1. Reserve 2 tablespoons flour, and set aside. Place remaining flour in a shallow dish.

  2. Combine Cajun seasoning, garlic powder, and pepper. Rub pork chops evenly on both sides with seasoning mixture.

  3. Dip pork in buttermilk; dredge in flour. Lightly coat both sides of pork with cooking spray.

  4. Cook pork, in batches, in hot oil in a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

  5. Add reserved 2 tablespoons flour to pan drippings in skillet; stir in milk and salt, and cook, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly. Serve immediately with pork. Garnish, if desired.